Lasagna

Everyone has their staple lasagna recipe, but this one has a little twist that the family really enjoys. The rich flavors of sauce and...

The Hunt

I just got back from a long weekend vacation in Southwest Iowa.  I bet that is one of the least used sentences in the...

Ham and bean mixed soup

After the holidays, someone in the family usually has a ham bone that can be used to make soup. On a cold winter day,...

Rocky Mountain High

Last Tuesday, we woke the kids up at 5:30 to hit the road.  For 80% of our family, it had been a year since...

Grandmas Cuckoo’s Chimichangas

This is one of my mother-in-laws great recipes! We like to make these all the time. The fried shell give a great texture with...

Dear Santa…

Dear Santa, It’s been quite a few years since my last letter, and I suppose I owe you an apology for not keeping in...

Stuffing

A big part of the holiday season is food. When I think of food for the holidays, stuffing is always in the top 3....

Grandma’s Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

This by far my favorite scalloped potatoes and ham recipe. They are cooked slow and are creamy and delicious! I still think grandma makes...

Chicken Parmesan Penne

This is a great week night meal and makes good leftovers! Parker loves noodles so this recipe is one of his favorites. Ingredients 1 - 12...

To college, or not to college?

The latest unemployment numbers just came out and the numbers are both exciting and troublesome. For the economy of our communities, these low numbers are...